Grandma Graces Italian Wedding Cookies

Grandma Graces Italian Wedding Cookies Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Robin Mendes

By
@rmendes1029

These are not the "traditional" italian wedding cookie but something my Grandmother made for EVERYONE of her childrens and Grandchildres weddings. They travel well and are perfuect for shipping as they hold up to the beating. The Anise can be replaced with ANY flavoring. My children love almond and lemon in place of the anise.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
4 dozen
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

GRANDMA GRACE'S ITALIAN WEDDING COOKIES

4 Tbsp
shortening
5
eggs (1 seperated
4 tsp
baking pow
1 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 c
milk
4 c
flour
1 tsp
anise extract

ICING

1 c
confectioners' sugar
2 tsp
milk
2 tsp
light corn syrup
1/4 tsp
pure vanilla extract
assort food coloring (event specific)

How to Make Grandma Graces Italian Wedding Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • 2Cookies: Mix Shortening, eggs, extract until well blended. Add sugar and and salt until mixed. Slowly add milk andhalf of flour. Slowly add rest of flour. Batter should be yellow and sticky! Usng 2 teaspoons, spoon rounded teaspoons onto cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Beat saved egg white and wash cookies with it. Bake until bottoms are lightly browned 10 - 15 minutes. Dip in Icing while still warm.
  • 3Icing: In a small bowl, stir together confectioners' sugar and milk until smooth. Beat in corn syrup and almond extract until icing is smooth and glossy. If icing is too thick, add more corn syrup.
  • 4Dip warm cooking in icing. If Icing starts to get hard or if it will be a few minutes in between batches, place a damp towel over it.

Printable Recipe Card

About Grandma Graces Italian Wedding Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #ship




Leave a Comment

A Memory Of Mom In Every Bite Recipe

A Memory of Mom in Every Bite

Kitchen Crew

It's funny how our memory works. Smell freshly cut grass and you may think of playing as a kid. Or going outside after a rainstorm on a hot day may...

16 Oh-so-lovely Macaroon Recipes

16 Oh-So-Lovely Macaroon Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Not to be confused with a Macaron (completely different delicious dessert) - Macaroons are a bite-sized treat for all coconut lovers out there. From traditional to new and exciting flavors,...

20 Fudging Delicious Recipes

20 Fudging Delicious Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

If you love fudge, then you're going to fudgin love these recipes!